Fields Medal

Michael Giudici and Akshay Venkatesh became friends in their second-year studies, when Giudici was 18. Venkatesh was 12. He is believed to be the youngest person to enroll at the University of Western Australia. “And he was much better than all the rest of us,”...
The International Mathematical Union (IMU) has awarded a 2018 Fields Medal to Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician recently appointed to the permanent Faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) School of Mathematics. This highest honor was presented to Venkatesh today at the...
Akshay Venkatesh , a world-leading mathematician and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute, has been awarded a 2018 Fields Medal for his “profound contributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in mathematics.” Quanta 's Erica Klarreich writes: “Most mathematicians struggle to...
“He truly is a universal mathematician,” said mathematician Jordan Ellenberg of Akshay Venkatesh , 2018 Fields medalist and recent appointee to the Faculty of the Institute's School of Mathematics. “His work has gone in a lot of different directions.” Read more about the 2018...